incisure

incisure

[in-sizh-er]
noun Anatomy.
a notch, as in a bone or other structure.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin incīsūra. See incise, -ure

incisural, adjective
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incisure (ɪnˈsaɪʒə)
 
n
anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
 
in'cisural
 
adj

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incisure in·ci·sure (ĭn-sī'zhər)
n.
An indentation at the edge of a structure; a notch.


in·ci'su·ral adj.
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